Not true

The myth that old people don't have sex

Matty Silver I spoke to a man recently who had a dilemma and needed some advice. His 73-year-old mother-in-law, who has early dementia, had been living in a nursing home for about six months.

New research

Study finds same-sex parenting is not harmful for children


Cosima Marriner Children raised by same-sex parents fare just as well in their education, emotional and social development as those raised by heterosexual parents, new research shows.

In many cultures, gay life is fraught with risk


Matty Silver It is difficult enough for young men in Australia to come out when they realise they are gay, but being gay when you belong to a culture that doesn't accept homosexuality is much more difficult.

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Bisexuality: it's more about you than them

Matty Silver Most people don't understand the concept of bisexuality, and the assumption is often made that “you are either, gay, straight, or lying”.

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Breaking down culture of desire


Cosima Marriner We all know what causes the inherent tension between the sexes - men want sex more, lots more, than women.


What we learn from our parents' relationship

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Katherine Feeney Did your parents have a happy marriage? If they didn't, are you screwed? Too many of us are beginning on the backfoot, and I wonder, what hope is there, if any?

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This is the last blog I intend to ever write, unmarried

Celebrating our commitment to love another: it is a gift that should be given to everyone.

Katherine Feeney Amidst all the joy of getting married, there will be hurt, writes Katherine Feeney.

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Dads army hopes to galvanise fathers with documentary


Jill Stark It does not take much to succeed as a father in the modern age. Single-handedly taking your children to the park without injuring them is enough to gain the praise of strangers.

Sex confessions

Sex confessions: same-sex activity surges in British bedrooms

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Every 10 years, researchers in the United Kingdom publish the National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles.

The gender difference in sexual regret

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M.J. Angel New study suggests there hasn't been much of a revolution in our sexual evolution.

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City Kat

The CityKat year in review

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Katherine Feeney Here we are again. Six years of sex, love, dating and relationships. Not bad team. Not bad at all. And my, haven’t we done a lot this year? Following is a re-cap, including my favourite ...

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A bride by any other name ...

Union of choice

Katherine Feeney What's in a name?

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Mind the gap: finding the perfect age difference

Minding the gap ... does age difference matter?

Katherine Feeney Mind the gap: Finding the perfect age difference.

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Physical instruction

Going from good to great by mating with your mate

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Katherine Feeney Would you enlist a friend to improve your sexual technique?

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Steamy teens

Is young adult fiction too sexy?

Teen steam: A scene from the film Twilight starring Kirsten Stewart (Bella), Robert Pattinson (Edward).

MJ Angel Novels can provide sexual education through erotic story lines but the line between 'teen' and 'young adult' fiction seems to be blurring.

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Erotic thoughts

Unlocking the secrets of the female fantasy

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Sandy Smith When it comes to women's fantasies what's normal?

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Lesbian life

Gay or straight, love is love

Same sex: a personal story.

The expectation to tick the sexual-preference box is boring, writes Cayla Edwards.

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Brave women

Short hair hysteria

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Jenna Clarke This summer, keep your hair short, not your hemline.

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He's a real diamond

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Chris Wallace Matt Damon comes across like a young, sensitive Steve Irwin, wearing similar khaki clothes.

Sex in the schoolyard


Cosima Marriner Teenagers are having more sex than ever before and at an earlier age – and in ways their parents wouldn't dream of.